Cora LoPresti receives Certificate of Appreciation for Environmental Stewardship

Pictured above (left to right): Members of the Board of Trustees – William “Captain Bill” Sheehan, Donald Palombi, Cora LoPresti, Ralph J. Marra, Jr., Esq and Mayor Alberto Santos. At its Dec. 14, 2016, meeting the Meadowlands Conservation Trust presented Wood-Ridge resident Cora LoPresti with a Certificate of Appreciation for Environmental Stewardship in recognition of… [Read more]

Tree Swallow Bird Boxes Needed!

Tree Swallows nest at a number of sites in the Meadowlands and Hackensack River watershed every spring. According to Cornell’s All About Birds website, “Tree Swallows breed in open habitats such as fields and wetlands, usually adjacent to water. They nest in artificial nest boxes as well as tree cavities. Foraging flocks are frequently seen… [Read more]

Friends of MCT – Volunteer Opportunities

If you are a caring individual concerned about the welfare of our environment, particularly in the Meadowlands and Hackensack River watershed, we urge you to join Friends of Meadowlands Conservation Trust. The Meadowlands Conservation Trust (MCT) has a small, dedicated and hardworking staff. We have a land acquisition program that requires continuous maintenance of open space… [Read more]

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen & Bruce Riede

Karen and Bruce Riede are residents of Ridgefield, NJ. Bruce is a retired chemical engineer who worked at Unilever for over 30 years. During the last ten years of his employment, he was manager of Safety and Health. Currently, he is an EMT serving over 40 years with the Ridgefield Ambulance Corps. Karen worked as… [Read more]